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Martina Petrović Named Croatia’s Best Young Farmer

CroatiaMartina Petrović from Vukojevci near the eastern Croatian town of Našice has won Croatia’s best Young Farmer award…

Petrović received the award on Friday thanks to her project relating to the cultivation of Black Slavonian pigs, a native Croatian breed (pic above). More than 200 young farmers in Croatia were whittled down to 41 candidates, with Petrović adjudged the winner. Petrović will now join 18 of the best young farmers from other EU states to compete for the title of the best Young Farmer in ther EU, where the winner, announced on 29 January 2014 in Brussels, will take home 10,000 euros amongst other prizes.

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